The Nicholson School of Communication and Media has many great amenities that allows students to get hands on experience with professional equipment and services. Knowing about these facilities and features at NSCM will allow you to take full advantage of your time here while earning your degree.

Games and Interactive Media Maker Space in downtown campus: which includes 3D printing, laser cutting, a recording studio, AR/VR equipment such as Oculus Rift and Quest headsets, & other instruments. There are several high-performance gaming computers (for programming and playing games), Microsoft-donated computers for use with the headsets, and more.

Broadcast studio on main campus: students in the Film and Mass Media program can check out professional equipment to use for their class projects and assignments. All you need to check out the equipment is your student ID.

DPAC & checkout for tech: students, faculty and staff can check out equipment including microphones and cameras. Just bring your UCF ID.

Sound rooms on main campus nearby studio for recording: sound-proof rooms equipped with microphones and computers for editing.


NSCM Podcast: Behind the Soundbite: recorded by our communication and outreach team, the goal of this podcast is to spotlight figures in the communication and media industries and talk about their experiences. From students still learning the ropes to seasoned experts in the industry, Behind the Soundbite brings a variety of stories and perspectives to the Nicholson community and beyond. Listen to the first season here: Behind the Soundbite – Nicholson School of Communication and Media (

Undergraduate and Graduate Advising: NSCM advising is available to assist with major, minor, certificate – declaration, paperwork, and questions, class schedule and registration, long-range academic planning, study abroad planning, and major, minor, and/or career exploration. Located in NSCM 130 (Main Campus) and CMB Suite 168 (Downtown Campus). Graduate advising is located in Communication and Media Building 203, UCF Downtown.

Theater room on main campus: where classes take place and organizations can hold meetings.

Graduate suite: where you can find GTAs and their office hours on the second floor of the NSCM building located on main campus.


By Majdulina Hamed.

Published to Nicholson News on February 8th, 2024.

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